Category Archives: Public Utilities

“Free chlorine” treatment extended

(11/06/07)  In accordance with a program recommended by the Palm Beach County Health Department, the City’s water chlorination methods will be extended from November 6, 2007 to November 20, 2007. The City is taking this measure to ensure our water supply remains free of bacteria. Continuing on November 6, 2007, a “free chlorine” water treatment […]

City hires independent experts to analyze water system

(Friday, November 2, 2007) City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel approved the hiring of the U.S. Water Services consultant group to perform a comprehensive independent analysis of the City’s water system and recommend improvements and upgrades. A U.S. Water Services team began the assessment immediately. The hiring was made with the cooperation […]

“Free chlorine” Treatment Extended

In accordance with a program recommended by the Health Department, the City’s water chlorination methods will be extended from November 1, 2007 to November 6, 2007. The City is taking this measure to ensure our water supply remains free of bacteria. Continuing on November 1, 2007, a “free chlorine” water treatment will be used to […]

Resurfacing Work on Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.

What:  Resurfacing of Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. When:  Beginning Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. Affected Area:  Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. from Executive Center Drive to canal just east of Hank Aaron Drive. (10/26/07)  Motorists should be aware that Palm Beach County will be resurfacing Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. between Executive Center Drive and […]

RESURFACING OF PALM BEACH LAKES BLVD.

Palm Beach County will begin the milling and resurfacing of Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. Monday, Oct. 22nd, weather permitting, and work from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM (nightly) the first week. The work area will be from the front of the Mall (east of I-95) to the canal (Home Depot entrance).At least one lane of […]

BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED

OCTOBER 11, 2007 RESCISSION OF PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE TO: RESIDENTS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH, TOWN OF PALM BEACH, TOWN OF SOUTH PALM BEACH AND CERTAIN PARTS OF UNINCORPORATED PALM BEACH COUNTY SERVED BY THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH. THE SEPTEMBER 28, 2007 “PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE” IS HEREBY RESCINDED FOLLOWING THE […]

Dixie Highway Project Done Early; Road Open to Traffic

(Monday, July 30, 2007)  City of West Palm Beach crews have finished the road construction project at the intersection of South Dixie Highway and Monceaux Road a month ahead of schedule.   South Dixie Highway at Monceaux Road is now open to traffic. “I’d like to commend City staff and everyone who worked on this […]

City Sanitation Workers to Start Routes Earlier to Avoid Heat

July 19, 2007 – In an effort to avoid strenuous work during the hottest part of the day, City of West Palm Beach Department of Public Works sanitation workers will be starting their residential routes up to an hour earlier each day.  Typically, workers are in neighborhoods no earlier than 6:00 A.M.  Under the new […]

Water Treatment Update

June 12, 2007 – The City of West Palm Beach Department of Public Utilities will temporarily change the City’s water chlorination methods for two weeks, beginning Monday, June 18, 2007 and ending Monday, July 2, 2007.  This precautionary measure will help keep the water supply free of bacteria.

City Amends Water Use Restrictions; Still Under Phase 3

May 22, 2007 – City of West Palm Beach Commissioners voted to slightly amend the current water-use restrictions, following the guidelines set forth by the South Florida Water Management District and bringing the City in line with the rest of Palm Beach County. The City had been following a modified version of Phase 3 water […]

City Water Conservation Project Honored

May 8, 2007 – An innovative City of West Palm Beach water project has been recognized with two prestigious conservation awards. The Wetlands-Based Water Reclamation Project, which allows highly-treated wastewater to be used to restore environmentally-sensitive wetlands, has been honored with both the David York Reuse Award, given by the Florida Water Environment Association (FWEA), […]

WPB Toughening Water Restrictions, Urging Conservation

(Friday, April 20, 2007)  The City of West Palm Beach will be toughening water-use rules, implementing Phase 3 water restrictions in the coming days.  The Phase 3 restrictions will likely become official during the middle part of next week, but residents are urged to prepare now.  The new restrictions include a mandate that residents may […]

City Needs Residents to Conserve Water Now

(Thursday, April 19, 2007) Our area is facing a serious water shortage, and is under Phase II water restrictions imposed by the South Florida Water Management District. Under Phase II, residents with odd-numbered addresses (ending in 1,3,5,7, or 9) can water on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 4:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. Residents with even-numbered addresses […]

City Water Conservation Project Honored

March 30, 2007 – An innovative City of West Palm Beach water project has been recognized with a prestigious conservation award. The Wetlands-Based Water Reclamation Project, which allows highly-treated wastewater to be used to restore environmentally-sensitive wetlands, has been honored with the Florida Water Environment Association (FWEA) David W. York Reuse Award. “This is a […]